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Afforestation and Restoration Initiatives Must be Led and Governed by Local Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Women to Stop Being Mere Greenwashing

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, May 22, 2020, In : restoration 

# Resisting Geoengineering                           False Solutions on International Day for
Biological Diversity


Geoengineering Monitor 19 May 2020

by Coraina de la Plaza, GFC, Spain


May 22nd is International Day for Biological Diversity, and the theme chosen by the United Nations this year is “Our solutions are in nature”. This is a clear reference to Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) as a strategy for mitigating climate change and biodiversity loss. At the forefront of these so-ca...


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Change The World Without Taking Power but with the Creation of Natural Carbon Sinks

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Monday, July 22, 2019, In : Re-embodiments politics 

I once read a Marxist book -and wrote a review thereof- entitled 'Change the World without Taking Power'. I guess the motto resonates with many of us in the altermondialiste movement. It's my belief that fulfilling the remit goes, to a large extent, by way of creating natural carbon sinks thereby sequestering carbon so that the latter becomes a dynamic of fertility and it's stropped from its performance as a global warmer and climate changer.  

In this succinct video (follow-up video,...


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Regenerative Organic Agriculture can Sequester all the Carbon Generated by Industrial Capitalism

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, June 29, 2018, In : decarbonization 

We are at the most critical moment in the history of our species, as man-made changes to the climate threaten humanity's security on Earth. But there is a technology for massive planetary geo-engineering that is tried and tested and available for widespread dissemination right now. It costs little and is adaptable to local contexts the world over. It can be rolled out tomorrow providing multiple benefits beyond climate stabilization.

The solution is farming. Simply put, we could sequester more...


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'The Paris Climate-Change Spectacular'

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Monday, July 27, 2015, In : Activism 
ETC Group
09 July 2015

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in December will feature all the tightly choreographed production values of a Hollywood blockbuster. The cast will be huge: presidents and prime ministers at center stage, supported by thousands of extras, including protesters, riot police, and busloads of media. The script may still be under wraps, but the plot has already leaked: This time, in sharp contrast to the failed negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009, the plane...


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